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Author Walters Jr., Gordon B., author

Title Significance of Diderot's Essai sur le mérite et la vertu / by Gordon Walters, Jr
Published Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Romance Studies, 2017
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Series University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Romance studies ; number 112
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Romance studies ; no. 112
Contents Cover; THE SIGNIFICANCE OF DIDEROT 'S ESSAI SUR LE MÉRITE ET LA VERTU; Title; Copyright; TABLE OF CONTENTS; Dedication; CHAPTER ONE: THE ESSAI AND THE INQUIRY: HOW THEY DIFFER; I. Theism, Deism, and Atheism; 1. The Distinction Between Theism and Deism; 2. The Question of Universal Order; 3. Atheism and Free-Thought; II. Religious Fanaticism; III. Social and Political Abuses; IV. Virtue; 1. Virtue and Happiness; 2. The Question of Objective Values; 3. The Moral Sense: ""cœur,"" ""sentiment intérieur,"" ""conscience""; 4. Virtue and The Passions; 5. Virtue and Self-Interest
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 13, 2017)
Subject Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784.
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of, 1671-1713. Inquiry concerning virtues
Form Electronic book
ISBN 146963774X (electronic bk.)
9781469637747 (electronic bk.)